The European Commission launched in Sapienza University of Rome the first of a series of "Raw Materials University Days", to educate students about the potential for interesting careers in the raw materials sector.
The Commission is taking action to ensure that its policies and programmes sustain the positive trend shown by the economic outlook for the EU SMEs, reducing administrative burden for small business.
Today at the annual conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials, private, public and non-governmental bodies will be invited to make concrete commitments to help achieve a sustainable supply of raw materials for European industry.
This week the Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Antonio Tajani, was in London for a meeting with representatives of the fashion and high-end industries. In the afternoon he held a master class at the London School of Economics.